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Fun, Functional, and Unique Gifts for Writers and Authors

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Are you looking for great holiday gifts for the writers and authors in your life? Here are some fun, functional, and unique gift ideas for not only the holidays,  but also for birthdays and other special occasions all year round. 1. Favorite Snacks Writers have rituals that include munching on their favorite snacks to keep up their energy and momentum while they work.  F. Scott Fitzgerald loved canned meat and apples, Nora Ephron could down three Krispy Kreme doughnuts in one sitting, and Julia Child's favored red meat and gin. What's your … [Continue reading…]

Nonfiction Authors, This Master Course is for You

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When I retired after twenty years of teaching critical thinking, I decided to write my book of happiness advice and inspiration. I had already successfully published two language arts series for major … [Continue reading…]

Indie Authors Have More to Love at the Library: Transformation

"If librarians were honest, they would say, No one spends time here without being changed."Joseph Mills Public libraries have always been more than just keepers of knowledge and havens from the … [Continue reading…]

Celebrate Black Poetry Day Your Own Way

  On October 17th we celebrated Black Poetry Day in honor of Jupiter Hammon, who is believed to be the first African American to publish poetry in the United States. He was born into slavery … [Continue reading…]

Join the Annual 50,000-Word Race for the Novel: NaNoWriMo

Every year as trick-or-treaters trail home on Halloween to tally their loot, writers around the world flex their fingers in readiness for National Novel Writing Month, better known as Nanowrimo, that … [Continue reading…]